This course introduces you to the hemodynamic mechanics that underlies the acquisition and processing of ultrasonic wavesfor the production and interpretation of meaningful images.

Please note this course includes a Reference section. For accurate completion status, you MUST review the reference section.

Course Details

In this course, you will learn:
  • Amplifying the clinical utility of Doppler imaging by applying 2 physical principles: the Bernoulli Principle and the Conservation of Mass

Method and medium:

Learners participate in the interactive learning modules by correctly answering multiple choice questions dispersed throughout. Learners will be prompted to try again if a question is answered incorrectly.

The course will open in a new tab – to exit the course, simply close that tab.


Estimated time to Complete: 30 minutes
Credit/contact hours: .5
Expiration date: March 7, 2021
Publication date: March 8, 2018

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Course Author

Robert H Thiele, MD

Board certified in anesthesiology, critical care, and advanced perioperative transesophageal echocardiography.
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